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Did a delay in police response give shooter more time?

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As the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history began to unfold, an off-duty police officer working at a gay nightclub exchanged gunfire with the suspect. But three hours passed before a SWAT team stormed the building and brought the attack to an end. The decision by law enforcement to hold off on entering the Pulse club – where more than 100 people were shot, 49 of them killed – immediately raised questions among experts in police tactics. They said…

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